Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
will look to keep their first trip to the postseason in 15 years alive. they take on the texas rangers in tonight's a.l. wild card playoff game. the winner moves on to play the yankees while the loser goes home. the rangers took the regular season series with the o's, winning 5 of the 7 games the team played. first pitch tonight at 8:37. >>> the nationals, on the other hand, will be anxious rly waiti to find out who they will play in their first playoff series in 80 years. the atlanta braves and st. louis cardinals play their wild card game tonight at 8:00. nats will take on the winner of that game on sunday. game one and two will be on the road. the first home game for the nats won't be until wednesday. >>> two major food festivals happening this weekend. first, taste of d.c. kicks off tomorrow. more than 50 restaurants taking part in the festival on pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the capital. ben's chili bowl hosting its second annual world chili eating championship as a precaution, police will shut down several roads during the event, starting at 7:00 tonight. that'
Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
back and now tied the division with the rangers. they were 13 games out a couple months ago. last night they tied the division with the rangers. great story in oakland. >> i'll tell you, and the story down here, i mean, it's just -- it is hard to imagine that -- i'm going to call them the senators -- the washington senators and the baltimore orioles. it is hard to believe -- >> it's great. >> -- that just in this market, what has happened with those two clubs. it's just -- it's an unbelievable story, willie, isn't it? >> it's incredible. and as a yankee fan, i've been watching the orioles closely for a couple months, and they are relentless. they don't have a big payroll. they don't have the best players, but they just keep coming. they win in extra innings. they're tough. they've got a great manager. so watch out for them in the playoffs. they may not win the division, but in the wild card. >> joe, we should remember to ask chuck todd when he's on later today with us how that dodger deal worked out for them. because the dodgers were eliminated last night. >> you know, that was really,
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the braves host the cardinals, first pitch 5:07 p.m. eastern. the al game 8:37 p.m., orioles at rangers, both on tbs. >>> orlando cruz has come out as first openly gay professional boxer. he's the fourth ranked featherweight in the world. he has two reasons for his announcement being true to himself, and being a better role model for young fans. and that's a look at sports this morning. >>> the next hour of "cnn newsroom" begins right now. happening now, california running out of gas, the highest prices in the country, nearly 6 bucks a gallon in some places. now some gas stations are completely shutting down. >>> big numbers, big surprise in this morning's unemployment report. with just a month before the presidential election, is this a potential game changer. >>> new revelations about pat summitt, the coaching legend may not have made the decision to retire herself, she may have been pushed. >>> and good morning, thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello in washington this morning. we begin with a new measure of the economy. we learned the jobless rate is at its lowest level sinc
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
american league playoff spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. and with that win, oakland eliminates the angels, a lot of people predicted that team would make the playoffs and maybe the world series. a's within one game of the rangers in the west with two to go. >>> up next, the "new york times" john harwood joins us in studio for a look at the must-read opinion pages. keep it on "morning joe." [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. with a vial and syringe. me, explaining what i was doing at breakfast. and me discovering novolog mix 70/30 flexpen. flexpen is pre-filled with your pre-mix insulin. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. no vials, syringes or coolers to carry. flexpen is insulin delivery my way. novolog mix 70/30 is an